Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 10
Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali and many parts of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh were hit by strong winds accompanied by a burst of sharp rain on Sunday morning.
Chandigarh residents woke up to a 'night-like' morning as dark clouds blanketed the city around 7:45 am. The city also witnessed several lightning flashes and roaring thunder. Mercury dipped to around 31 °C in Chandigarh on Sunday.
Strong velocity winds, accompanied with a thunderstorm, and heavy rains lashed Shimla and adjoining areas on Sunday. The local Met office has predicted that light to moderate rain/thundershowers, with the possibility of hail, is very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Chamba, Kangra, Mandi, Kullu, Una, Bilaspur and Hamirpur.
Heavy showers, accompanied by a thunderstorm, were witnessed in Panipat and Karnal also.
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